Look to the Future: UConn Hartford
In August 2017, as part of the Next Generation Connecticut initiative, the operations of UConn’s West Hartford campus will move to downtown Hartford. The site, anchored by the former Hartford Times building, will become a neighborhood campus fully intertwined with nearby cultural institutions and state and city government offices.
UConn Opens New Downtown Hartford Campus
Crowds gathered for the historic occasion, as students and local leaders joined UConn in the celebration.
Trustees Approve Sale of West Hartford Campus to Town
A revised agreement takes into account budget challenges faced by the Town of West Hartford, but retains and extends the town's obligation to share the proceeds from a resale.
New Bookstore Major Step in Downtown Hartford Campus Plans
The Barnes & Noble store will be located on the first floor of the Front Street Lofts building, just across from the main entrance to the new UConn downtown campus.
Growth of Hartford Campus Dates to Post-War Era
The campus began as an extension center in 1939, and expanded to a 'branch' campus in 1946 with the influx of veterans returning home from World War II.
UConn Trustees Approve Sale of West Hartford Campus to Town
As UConn Hartford moves downtown, the site of the campus in West Hartford will be sold to the Town.
UConn Comes to Hartford
UConn chose Downtown Hartford as its new campus location for its vibrant community, range of business opportunities, and for closer integration with the city.
UConn Hartford Joins Forces with Hartford Public Library
The new downtown campus will use space within the Library building for classrooms, a library collection, and study areas.
UConn Celebrates Start of Construction on Downtown Hartford Campus
A groundbreaking ceremony in Hartford on May 18 marked the return of the campus to its urban roots.
UConn Hartford Moving from Vision to Reality
Establishing a classic urban campus helps UConn fulfill core aspects of its academic mission while complementing the capital city.
UConn, State Officials Announce Launch of ‘Next Generation Connecticut’ Initiative
The groundbreaking proposal would dramatically transform UConn STEM research and academics.